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Lime is the latest micromobility startup to be rocked by battery fires

A Lime bike caught on fire in Seattle last week, as did the company’s warehouse. Fires have plagued the quickly growing micromobility industry, which relies on small electric vehicles to power its fleets of bikes, scooters, and more. A Lime representative said the isolated incident appeared to be caused by […]
Lime is the latest micromobility startup to be rocked by battery fires
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This founder once tried to compete with Android and iOS. Now, he’s taking on Uber and Lyft with a new e-bike startup that just raised $20 million.

Bond Mobility announced Wednesday it raised $US20 million in Series A funding from DENSO’s New Mobility Group, which includes Toyota and Softbank. Bond Mobility cofounder Kirt McMaster was ousted as CEO of his last startup, Cyanogen, in the wake of reports the company exaggerated its success and misled investors. McMaster […]
This founder once tried to compete with Android and iOS. Now, he’s taking on Uber and Lyft with a new e-bike startup that just raised $20 million.
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Lyft pulls thousands of e-bikes from New York, Washington D.C. and San Francisco streets after some riders experience ‘stronger than expected braking’

Lyft has pulled thousands of electric pedal assist bikes from the streets of New York, Washington D.C. and San Francisco, the company said. Streetsblog New York reported the pedal-assisted bikes first began disappearing from the Citi Bike map in New York over the weekend. DC’s Capital Bikeshare and San Francisco’s […]
Lyft pulls thousands of e-bikes from New York, Washington D.C. and San Francisco streets after some riders experience ‘stronger than expected braking’